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Fewer Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week, illustrating a healthy labor market that’s allowing workers to feel more secure in their job. more
Rhode Island ranked 40th for 24.9 percent growth in women-owned business firms from 2007 to 2016, according to the sixth annual State of Women-Owned Businesses Report, commissioned by Amex OPEN. more
Jobless rates were lower than a year earlier in February in 296 of the 387 metropolitan areas, including the Providence-Warwick metro area, which saw its rate fall to 6.2 percent from 7.2 percent. more
Anyone wondering why so many white, middle-aged men are drawn to anti-establishment rhetoric of the Donald Trump variety should take a look at the latest jobs report: They’re still having a hard time getting back to work. more
Is there such a thing as being "too old" to lead a college, a business or a country? For three of the final five candidates for president, all well past age 65, retirement couldn't be further from their thinking, as they seek one of the world's biggest professional challenges. more
Here are profiles of four active Rhode Island business people who are past - or at- retirement age: Gary S. Sasse, Merrill W. Sherman, Ronald K. Machtley and Umberto "Bert" Crenca. more
Last fall, Crenca switched from his longtime role as artistic director to "plenipotentiary," an archaic term that equates roughly to "ambassador." The paid, full-time position is allied with Practice, Practice, a consultancy intended to spark … more
Though he has no license, 45-year-old Gustavo Gonzalez routinely drives from Central Falls to his job as a custodial worker in Franklin, Mass. The native of Mexico, one of an estimated 20,000 undocumented immigrants in the state, doesn't … more
So he asked his father, Ken, now 96, about it. " ‘Why would you want to do that?' "Machtley recalled his father asking. "Few people wake up in the morning and love what they're doing. If you can still make a contribution and love what … more
Today, at 67, the Jamestown resident chairs the quasi-government R.I. Infrastructure Bank, heads up her own consulting firm and is involved in a host of nonprofit boards. She puts in at least 30 hours a week managing the busy, ever-changing … more
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